Do We Have a New Taste for Fat?

Our taste buds identify five primary tastes – bitter, salty, sour, sweet and umami (or savory). But recent news may have us identifying a sixth, new taste…oleogustas. In Latin, “oleogustus” translates to “a taste for fat.” And according to this post from DailyRxNews.com, there is new evidence of a sixth, disgusting taste – FAT. Check out this video to...
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What’s Best for Missing Teeth: Dental Implants or Dentures?

Dental Implants Vs. Dentures When it comes to missing teeth, most patients usually choose between Dentures or Dental Implants. Dental bridges are also an effective missing teeth solution, but for this post we’ll concentrate on the dental implants or dentures debate. So how can you be sure you’re making the best choice for optimal long-term oral health? You can start by asking you dentist....
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When Is It OK to Wear White After Labor Day?

Is It OK to Wear White After Labor Day? Not to answer a question with another question, but can you believe Labor Day is already here? Labor Day marks the non-official end to summer, but that doesn’t mean we have to stow the barbecues, bathing suits, & beach towels. And we certainly don’t need to be afraid or have it considered a faux pas to wear some white, especially on our...
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Dentures Have A Stigma?

Dentures for Missing Teeth Do you or someone you know where dentures? When patients are seeking a solution for one or more missing teeth, we usually have to choose between Dentures or Dental Implants. Dental bridges can also mind the gap between a missing tooth – or teeth – by joining an artificial tooth permanently to adjacent teeth or dental implants.   Today, we’re...
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4 Reasons Why Your Kids Need Back to School Dental Checkups

Wayne NJ Dentist Talks Back to School Dental Checkups Parents across Wayne NJ & Passaic County are gearing up for a new school year, did you really think Summer would last forever? Sure, strolling the isles for school supplies and shopping for clothes is something parents need to do, however begrudgingly that may be accomplished. But to best prepare your children’s smile for...
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Dr. Frank Vincent Maldonado is listed at DentistDig.com